The V.I. Police Department on St. Croix arrested Victor Vargas Wednesday and charged him with domestic violence assault after a woman called 911 and said she had been attacked by a male acquaintance, police reported.
A 14-year-old student at Alfredo Andrews Elementary School was injured Monday when he was struck by a car entering the school property, the V.I. Police Department reported.
Two people – one of them a Supreme Court Marshal – were treated for injuries they received in a shooting incident shortly after midnight Tuesday, and the other victim was arrested by the V.I. Police Department and charged as a suspect in the incident.
Robert Klyvert, 47, was sentenced Monday in St. Croix District Court to 60 months in prison for distribution of crack cocaine, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.
The V.I. Police Department is looking for 22-year-old Abijah Isaac, a St. Croix resident wanted for questioning in a December 2018 armed robbery in Christiansted.
District Court Judge Anne E. Thompson on Monday sentenced Jean Cruz-Albert, a 28-year-old Puerto Rican, to a mandatory 10 years in prison for attempted possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.
The V.I. Police Department on Monday arrested 35-year-old Desiree Bell and charged her with larceny and unauthorized use of a vehicle after she reportedly told officers she had driven off with a vehicle Sunday.
A federal jury on Thursday convicted Aesha Rivers, a 43-year-old St. Croix woman, of 48 counts of wire fraud; one count of theft of government money and one count of false statement to government.
Two men were sentenced Thursday in St. Croix District Court for distribution of crack cocaine and, in a separate case, another man was sentenced for illegally entering the country, according to U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert.
Aubrey Frett, 30, of St. Thomas, was arrested Wednesday on an indictment charging him with possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number, possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine, and other offenses.